This is the largest gathering ever brought together on the subject,
A woman's thwarted quest for honor and justice.
It's a different kind of star power.
Sexual violence- and the ham-fisted legislation proposed by regional governors to address it - has sparked soul-searching debate online and in the press over rape law and the prevalence of sexual assault in supposedly swiftly-modernizing India.
Rape is once again deployed as a weapon of war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. On New Years day, at least 33 women in the South Kivu province were sexually assaulted by a roving militia.
Despite the continued need for civilian protection, the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is actually in the process of shutting down.